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'Diamond of Destiny'...Directly on the Beach...Breathtaking Views of Paradise...

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Last updated: 12/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Destiny-By-The-Sea house description

'The Diamond of Destiny is the most economically priced home on the beach in Destiny by the Sea. To get a lower rate you will need to move off the beach (we recommend or to another neighborhood. The quality and value for your vacation dollar is unsurpassed when you reserve the Diamond of Destiny'. The ultimate vacation experience for your family that you provided. You get all the accolades.

Breathtaking views of the Gulf while you are sitting on the terrace of our home which is located directly on the beach. Step out the back door onto surgery white beach sand. Nothing is between you and one of God's most magnificent creations. The 'Diamond of Destiny' is a beautiful property located on the beach in the exclusive gated community of Destiny by the Sea, Destin, Florida. Destiny by the Sea is the only guarded gated community on the beach in Destin. The neighborhood of the stars. Yes, you will see celebrities occasionally. It's the Hamptons on the beach. Directly on the beach, imagine your next vacation spent in your own private paradise... a sanctuary where life's moments are savored. Picture yourself in your own lavishly decorated home, enjoying all the amenities mentioned herein. Your desires become a reality at 'Diamond of Destiny.'

3600 square feet and three floors, another 800 sq feet of terrace space, overlooking the beach and the beautiful gulf of mexico. Five large bedrooms with king and queen beds. An Elevator. A children's bedroom with three sets of bunk beds for the kids. Not just a place to stay, but an experience. Heated Community pool and spa (jacuzzi). Tennis courts, gym, golf, and great restaurants await you nearby. Unsurpassed shopping just a short hop away. Or just step out your back door onto the sugar white sands of your own private beach. Kick back...have a cocktail and enjoy your family having the dream vacation that you provided.

The ultimate attraction is the emerald green surf of the Gulf of Mexico, bordered by Destin beaches of soft, white sand! Complimenting our stunning beaches, are endless water sports to include fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, and all types of boating. Varied attractions for vacation fun includes golf, shopping, water parks, along with arts and entertainment attractions. Every type of relaxing activity is available in Destin, from gently strolling through a scenic state park to whipping around in a go-cart or whisking down a giant waterslide. Take a beach break and have all the fun possible at various attractions for all ages.

Imagine no more... this home provides everything you could possible imagine for your family's dream vacation and it awaits you on your next vacation. If you like art, you will love our home. The Diamond of Destiny is now decorated with a large collection of beautiful art.

If you haven't visited Destin before, email, text, or call us while you are here and we will advise you on where to go and what to do for fun. Our home is in the center of all the action in Destin, so there are plenty of fun things to do.

For guests who want the layout of the Beach house:
3rd floor: Master bedroom overlooking the ocean, master bathroom, adult bedroom and bathroom. Both with king beds. Terrace overlooking the ocean.
2nd floor: Dining room with sitting for 10. Living room over looking the ocean, bar and free standing ice maker, complete kitchen with subzero frig and freezer, adult bedroom and bath. queen bed. Terrace overlooking the ocean.
1st floor: kids room with 2 sets of bunk beds and bath, adult bedroom and bath, laundry room and garage. staircase down to the sugar white sandy beach..Terrace overlooking the ocean.
All floors have terraces overlooking the ocean 3th floor (romantic)...2nd floor(family)......
1st floor (kids)

Our home has Netflix for your enjoyment. We just acquired a set of cruiser bicycles to ride during your stay. It's great fun to ride bikes around Destin and it's great for the environment. There's a 10 mile bike path just ourside our neighborhood. From spring to the end of Oct. two beach setups(2 umbellas and 4 chairs) will be provided with your names on it. They will be set up each morning and taken down each evening for your convenience (a $350/wk value).... Have fun.....
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Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : A wheelchair will not fit in our elevator

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 yr. old...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            This home is for families, and especially grandparents, children, adult children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Only on the balconies....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            We sometimes allow pets that are house broken and whose owners promise to take them out regularly for their needs. Pets are not allowed on furniture or beds and we must be notified at the time of booking if you are bringing a pet. We don't charge extra for pets. We are animal lovers....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Only on 1st Floor...Wheelchair will not fit in Elevator...moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            3rd Floor with Romantic Terrace overlooking the Ocean...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            2nd Floor Bedroom on the Main floor where all the action is ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            New Orleans mood lighting in this Romantic Bedroom 3rd floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            1st Floor....perfect for keeping an eye on the kids...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s)

            For smaller kids too small to stay in their own room. Multip...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 bunk bed

            1st Floor...Kids have there own room......moreless

          • King size beds (2) Both 3rd floor bedrooms have king beds., Queen size Beds (2) The 2nd floor and the 1st floor adult bedrooms have queen beds. (1) We have automatic air mattresses for small kids to stay in parents room, (3) Bunk Beds..Children's room. A total of six beds and an air mattress bed. (4) Our home is designed for large families...grandparents, adult children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren...moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, bidet

            Luxious Master Bath with jacuzzi and totally mirrored......moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            Romantic Bath with jacuzzi...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

            Bath on Main floor of stairs..great for the elderly...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

            Great for keeping an eye on the kids Room...Adult Kids...moreless

          • Bathroom 5: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            The kids have their own large get the sand off...moreless

          • 5 Full Baths so everyone has their own privacy and everyone can get ready to go out to Dinner at the same time.......moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Life can't get any better than this. You should be proud while watching your family enjoy the ultimate vacation that you provided them. The memories will be priceless......moreless


              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Multiple in the cabinet under the living room bar....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (6) There are six tvs with in the beach house....moreless

              • Stereo:

                Kitchen/Living Room Bose Sound...moreless

              • Television:

                Six tv's in the house. Including Netflix on our smart TV...moreless


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    Your backyard is sugar white sandy beach. There are stairs from the house all the way down to the beach....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Large antique Dining Table made from a North Carolina covered bridge wood. Versace chairs which we paid $1000 each. Dine in elegance. The Versace chairs are cloth so please be careful....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    3 large units to keep the home comfortable. Please be environmentally friendly and never have the A/C below 72 degrees...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Fastest cable and wireless available from Cox...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Please clean the filter after each use. We have the little items to have your clothes smell great during drying...moreless

                  • Covered Parking:


                  • Elevator:

                    A wheelchair will not fit in our elevator...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

           hauling firewood......moreless

                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Multiple gyms nearby for this but why not just ride our bikes with your family for exercise during your vacation. The kids will join you too. Everyone together....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    We keep our 3 bicycles and a freezer for extra ice here....moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    3 Large units to keep the home warm and cozy......moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Fastest cable and wireless available from Cox...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Only the best for the Diamond of Destiny...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Beautiful overlooking the ocean. The waves look like they are going to crash into you. You can't be any closer to the ocean....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Two cars at the house and additional parking two houses away in the pool parking lot....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Community parking lot 2 houses from the beach house at the pool....moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Can't park them in the neighborhood, but there are areas nearby they can be parked. Maybe a fee...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    No landline...everyone uses their cell...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    5 towels in each bath...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    We supply the laundry have an accident. Quickly wash and dry their outfit for dinner that night......moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Fastest cable and wireless available from Cox...moreless


                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Subzero side by side refrigerator. Dining room has seating for 8-10. There is a separate free standing ice maker at the bar in the dining room....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Built In Electric Modern...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Built In Electric Modern...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    A few such as condiments...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2) One large sub zero and one mini. And a free standing icemaker...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Built In Electric Modern...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    Built In Electric Modern...moreless


                  • Balcony:

                    (3) Each floor has its own balcony that overlooks the beach. 3rd floor terrace is romantic, 2nd floor terrace is for the family, and the 1st floor terrace is for kids.And dad while grilling the steaks...moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    3 bikes for your riding pleasure...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    3 Terraces for unparalleled access to the breathtaking view of the Ocean...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Heated community pool 2 houses away. It is awesome. Great for teenagers to flirt...moreless

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Hot Tub:

                    (3) Three whirlpool baths..Jacuzzis ...moreless

                  • Private Pool:

                    No need for a pool. The Gulf of Mexico is your private pool with your own private beach to go with it....moreless

                  • Shared Hot Tub:

                    Heated jaguzzi at community pool 2 houses away....moreless

                  • Jetted Tub:

                    3 Jacuzzis for that wild side of you...Or when the kids are asleep......moreless



                  Write a review 4.7
                  from 25 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Christmas/New Year
                  Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2015
                  5 night min stay

                  Jan 4 - Feb 27, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $3,475 $6,975
                  Spring Break
                  Feb 28 - Apr 17, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Apr 18 - May 15, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  May 16 - Aug 14, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Summer Discount
                  Aug 15 - Sep 11, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Sep 12 - Nov 27, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning Fee $295 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11%


                  We refund 1/2 of the monies paid in the event of a cancellation up until 30 days before check in. If the cancellation is within 30 days of check in No refund is given unless the home rents during that time (we place it back on the website) If the time rents we refund 1/2 the monies paid, if it doesn't rent during that time period, no refund is given.

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                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                  Last updated: 12/10/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  Activities (on site or nearby): Private Beach, Many Restaurants, Biking, Golf, Tennis, Racquetball, Boogie Boarding, Fitness Center, Gym, Miniature Golf, Fishing, Shopping, Restaurants, Cinemas, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Waterskiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Shelling


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: I'm a Medical Doctor and we do our rentals thru my office so you can be confident your rental is secure.

                  Why the Owner Chose Destiny-By-The-Sea:
                  Destin is one of the most beautiful places on earth. There is nothing like watching your children snorkle, chase crabs, and build sand castles in sugery white sand. We want families to enjoy our home in an exculsive envionment.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Coffee over looking the beach in the morning cannot be beat. The surf puts you to sleep at night also.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • The 'Diamond of Destiny'

                    The 'Diamond of Destiny'

                  • Waves Crash into the Living Room

                    Waves Crash into the Living Room

                  • Dining Room and Kitchen

                    Dining Room and Kitchen

                  • Master Bedroom 3rd Floor

                    Master Bedroom 3rd Floor

                  • View from our Terraces

                    View from our Terraces

                  • Our Beach chairs with your name on get 2 sets like this

                    Our Beach chairs with your name on get 2 sets like this

                  • The Pool 2 houses away

                    The Pool 2 houses away

                  • Our Beaches

                    Our Beaches

                  • Serious Sand Castle Building

                    Serious Sand Castle Building

                  • Living Room and Dining Room

                    Living Room and Dining Room

                  • The Beach from our Terraces

                    The Beach from our Terraces

                  • Sunset from our Terraces

                    Sunset from our Terraces

                  • Master Bath with Jacuzzi

                    Master Bath with Jacuzzi

                  • 3rd Floor Bedroom..Bath has Jacuzzi

                    3rd Floor Bedroom..Bath has Jacuzzi

                  • 2nd Floor Bedroom

                    2nd Floor Bedroom

                  • Our Morning Coffee Place

                    Our Morning Coffee Place

                  • Destin, Florida

                    Destin, Florida

                  • Kids have their own Room

                    Kids have their own Room

                  • 1st Floor Bedroom

                    1st Floor Bedroom

                  • Your kids/grandkids having the time of their lives

                    Your kids/grandkids having the time of their lives

                  • Entrance to Destiny by the Sea

                    Entrance to Destiny by the Sea

                  VRBO #134402

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

                  $495 - $1,139 per night (USD)

                  5 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 18

                  View calendar: Updated 12/10/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2004
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 24 hours
                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/10/2014
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